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Best Alien Invasion Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

Here is a list of the best Alien Invasion books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Alien – Invasion: The Rage War 2 (2016)

Best Alien Invasion Books that Should be on Your BookshelfFor centuries Weyland-Yutani has tried to weaponize the aliens. Now someone has beaten them to it, sweeping through Yautja space and turning predator into prey.Faced with the overwhelming forces of the Rage, Earth envoys forge an unprecedented alliance with the Predators. Yet even the combined might of two races may not be enough to stop the carnage, as an unstoppable swarm of Xenomorphs topples planet after planet, penetrating ever deeper into the Human Sphere….
Author(s): Tim Lebbon

2. The Invasion: A Gateway to the Galaxy Series (2019)

Best Alien Invasion Books that Should be on Your BookshelfWhat should have been a relaxing hunting trip for Sergeant AJ Cole, his kid brother Remmy and two Marines from his unit turns into an all-out brawl with enemies from another planet. An invasion is being planned in the secluded woods of West Virginia. Ravagers from a distant world have set up a gateway allowing them to move their forces through space. Earth is their next conquest. When push comes to shove, Earth’s Marines are shoving back and taking the fight to the enemy. Outnumbered and outgunned these Marines will look to each other for the will to go on. Allies will be found along the way, as well as a haunting…
Author(s): Jonathan Yanez, Apryl Baker

3. Invasion (Forgotten Vengeance) (2019)

Best Alien Invasion Books that Should be on Your BookshelfTwo hundred years ago, aliens invaded Earth.A violent war followed.The enemy won.Some of us escaped……most of us didn’t.On Proxima they flourished – the invasion forgotten.On Earth we floundered – the horror began.Their world is advanced, peaceful, and secure.Our world is broken, savage, and overrun.A new invasion is coming.A hunger that has swallowed half the universe.They don’t care which planet we live on.They want to end us all.But where there is life, there is hope.And where there is hope, there are heroes.Sheriff. Marine. Pilot.Engineer. Centurion. Clone.This time, vengeance will be ours….
Author(s): M.R. Forbes

4. Alien Invasion: How to Defend Earth (2011)

Best Alien Invasion Books that Should be on Your BookshelfThe ultimate survival guide for the ultimate attack – written by two top scientists who know their subject inside and out!  An amazing journey through what we do – and do not – know about how to defend ourselves before, during and after an alien invasion from space. What if there really are aliens and they do attack?  Read what two scientists reveal in this “how-to” survival manual for the space age. Alien invasion.  Unlikely? As unlikely as Pearl Harbor?  The extinction of the dinosaurs?  A meteor strike that…
Author(s): Travis S. Taylor, Bob Boan

5. Over the Edge (2014)

Best Alien Invasion Books that Should be on Your BookshelfOver the Edge, a collection of twelve short stories and essays from Harlan Ellison, is a must-read for any fan of the wild abandon and laser focus of one of the century’s most brilliant authors. Complex, alluring, audacious, sublime-it is not hyperbole when applied to the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author whom the Washington Post calls “one of the great living American short story writers.”…
Author(s): Harlan Ellison

6. Dawn of Procyon (2016)

Best Alien Invasion Books that Should be on Your BookshelfA distant planet. A deadly secret. Seventeen years after it began, the interstellar war has taken its toll: the inhabitants of Earth are desperate to find a way to defeat the Argoni, a merciless and horrifying alien race. Light years away from the fighting, mechanic Landry Stanton lives a peaceful, mundane life on the desolate planet Procyon A, and that’s just the way he likes it. But when an unauthorized trip to the other side of the planet leaves him shipwrecked and stranded alongside a hostile alien that wants him dead, Landry discovers a terrifying secret: the Argoni…
Author(s): Mark R Healy

7. Alien: Isolation (2019)

Best Alien Invasion Books that Should be on Your BookshelfHE OFFICIAL VIDEO GAME ADAPTATION–AND MUCH MORE!From birth, Amanda Ripley’s life is riddled with hardship. Her parents live on the edge of poverty, so her mother–Ellen Ripley–seeks off-world contracts that lead to a position aboard the commercial hauler Nostromo. Then when the deep-space vessel disappears, Amanda passes into adulthood focused on discovering one thing.WHAT HAPPENED TO ELLEN RIPLEY?Amanda’s quest pulls her into the underbelly of society, where few can be trusted. On Luna she meets someone who seems the exception–Private Zula Hendricks of the Colonial Marines but their relationship is…
Author(s): Keith R.A. DeCandido

8. Rendezvous with Rama (1990)

Best Alien Invasion Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf•  At first, only a few things are known about the celestial object that astronomers dub Rama. It is huge, weighing more than ten trillion tons. And it is hurtling through the solar system at inconceivable speed. Then a space probe confirms the unthinkable: Rama is no natural object. It is, incredible, an interstellar spacecraft. Space explorers and planet-bound scientists alike prepare for mankind’s first encounter with alien intelligence. It will kindle their wildest dreams . . . and fan their darkest fears. For no one knows who the Ramans are or why they have…
Author(s): Arthur C. Clarke

9. Invasion: Book 2: Day of Battle (2017)

Best Alien Invasion Books that Should be on Your BookshelfThere comes a day when every soldier may be asked to lay their life on the line; today is that day. After a decade of occupation, the Confederated Earth Forces are coming out of hiding, betting the liberation of Earth from its alien overlords on a throw of the dice. The sequel to the 2017 Dragon Award nominated Invasion: Resistance, Day of Battle picks up at the beginning of this fight, and follows regular soldiers as they wage desperate warfare. From a Special Forces team leading an uprising, to heavily up-armored M1 Abrams tanks dueling Invy armor, even hand to hand combat in the corridors…
Author(s): J.F. Holmes

10. INVASION: The Lost Frontier Universe: Book One (2019)

Best Alien Invasion Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf“What are you fighting for?”Captain Noah Jameson has gone from killing the Xen, to living amongst them. He dislikes that they have become another part of the Alliance. And, he is convinced that the Xen are behind his wife’s death. So he naturally hates that he is tasked with escorting a science team to a remote planet to investigate a strange Xen anomaly. But when Noah discovers an invasion fleet headed to Alliance space, he and his crew of humans and Xen, must race against time to warn Earth before it’s too late. His ship, an aging dreadnought, is all that stands between Earth and destruction.Noah will find…
Author(s): JERRY SHEPARD

11. Star Trek: Enterprise: Daedalus (2003)

Best Alien Invasion Books that Should be on Your BookshelfOctober 5, 2140. After a half-dozen years of research and testing, Starfleet prepares to launch its first warp 5 vessel—Daedalus. Propelled by a radical new engine designed by Earth’s most brilliant warp field theorist, Victor Brodesser, the new ship will at last put the stars within mankind’s reach. But on the eve of her maiden voyage, a maintenance engineer, Ensign Charles Tucker III—”Trip” to his friends—discovers a flaw in Daedalus’s design. When he confronts Brodesser, the scientist—as charismatic as he is brilliant—eases Trip’s concerns. The ship…
Author(s): Dave Stern

Best Alien Invasion Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some alien invasion books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

In the Wrong Place - Alien Marine Crustaceans: Distribution, Biology and Impacts

Author(s): James T. Carlton , Bella S. Galil, Paul F. Clark, James T. Carlton (eds.)
Publisher: Springer Netherlands, Year: 2011, Size: 14 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 635364

Biological invasions : economic and environmental costs of alien plant, animal, and microbe species

Author(s): David Pimentel
Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2011, Size: 16 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 914658

The III International Symposium "Invasion of alien species in Holarctic. Borok-3". Programme and book of abstracts. Borok

Author(s):
Publisher: , Year: 2010, Size: 3 Mb, Download: djvu
ID: 1262649

Alien Reptiles and Amphibians: a Scientific Compendium and Analysis (Invading Nature - Springer Series in Invasion Ecology)

Author(s): Fred Kraus
Publisher: , Year: 2009, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 491705

Handbook of Alien Species in Europe

Author(s): Philip E. Hulme, David B. Roy, Teresa Cunha
Publisher: Springer Netherlands, Year: 2009, Size: 15 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 990133

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are really chart-busters according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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